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Congress prez poll: When Jitendra Prasada challenged Sonia Gandhi and lost

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is contemplating the possibility of running for the post of the party president, the elections for which are due to be held on October 17

Sonia Gandhi, Interim Congress President
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Sonia Gandhi, Interim Congress President

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Senior Congress leader Dr Shashi Tharoor is contemplating the possibility of running for the post of the party president, the elections for which are due to be held on October 17. Tharoor has not taken a final call yet on the matter, reported PTI on Monday, quoting sources. 

In an article he wrote for a Malayalam daily, the Thiruvananthpuram MP called for a "free and fair" election. Tharoor said that Congress should ideally have announced elections for the dozen seats on the Congress Working Committee (CWC) that are supposed to be elected.

The MP wrote in the article, " ...electing

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 1:25 PM IST

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